Reference and Research Services

How to get help with all your research questions

We are available to answer your reference and research questions while many of our physical locations remain closed. See the table below for contact information.

For information about all our services while some of our locations remain closed, please visit our COVID-19 updates page

Location

The Reference Desk is just inside the front doors of the Law Library.

Area of expertise: Law

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Location

The service desk is located on the main floor of the MacRae Library building.

Area of expertise: Agriculture

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Location

The service desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

Area of expertise: Archives & Killam Special Collections

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Due to the current state of emergency the Archives and Special Collections reading room is closed and will not be offering onsite reference services during this time.

All reference inquiries are to be sent to: archives@dal.ca.

Access to the onsite collections is limited, but we will do our best to process all requests.

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Due to the current state of emergency, the Killam Library Research Assistance is closed and will not be offering onsite reference services during this time.

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca (this email is checked twice a day) or use the Live Help Service.

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Wallace McCain Learning Commons Location

Librarian services are available year round by appointment.

Area of expertise: Sciences

Contact the librarians:

Locations:

  • Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building, 5793 University Avenue (second floor)
  • Collections:  Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street 

Areas of Expertise: Medicine, Health Professions, Dentistry

Contact Information

Research Tools

Research Services

Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library.

Areas of expertise: Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Research Services

Contact a Sexton reference librarian to learn more about these services.

Dunn

Location

The Reference Desk is just inside the front doors of the Law Library.

Area of expertise: Law

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

MacRae

Location

The service desk is located on the main floor of the MacRae Library building.

Area of expertise: Agriculture

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Archives & Special Collections

Location

The service desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

Area of expertise: Archives & Killam Special Collections

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Due to the current state of emergency the Archives and Special Collections reading room is closed and will not be offering onsite reference services during this time.

All reference inquiries are to be sent to: archives@dal.ca.

Access to the onsite collections is limited, but we will do our best to process all requests.

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Killam & WMLC

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Due to the current state of emergency, the Killam Library Research Assistance is closed and will not be offering onsite reference services during this time.

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca (this email is checked twice a day) or use the Live Help Service.

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Wallace McCain Learning Commons Location

Librarian services are available year round by appointment.

Area of expertise: Sciences

Contact the librarians:

Kellogg & CHEB

Locations:

  • Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building, 5793 University Avenue (second floor)
  • Collections:  Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street 

Areas of Expertise: Medicine, Health Professions, Dentistry

Contact Information

Research Tools

Research Services

Sexton

Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library.

Areas of expertise: Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Research Services

Contact a Sexton reference librarian to learn more about these services.